Chef David Rose is bringing a twist to gourmet meals

Chef David Rose is a Food Network TV personality, Omaha Steaks executive chef spokesperson, and serves as a national brand ambassador for Nissan USA and Big Green Egg. He’s also the author of EGGin’: David Rose Cooks on the Big Green Egg. How did your love for food develop? If anybody knows anything about Jamaicans […]

Chef Jamika Pessoa excited about new show, ‘The Good Dish’

Chef Jamika Pessoa is a dynamic businesswoman and an inspiration to many. She is shaking up expectations of what a female chef can accomplish. Currently, she’s an entrepreneur, TV host, motivational speaker, philanthropist, wife, mom, and so much more. This Southern belle has Caribbean roots and describes her culinary style as “Caribbean heat meets Southern […]

Restaurateur and chef Marcus Samuelsson continues to serve up plates of love

World-renowned award-winning chef, restaurateur, author and TV personality Marcus Samuelsson is always chasing flavors. From very meager beginnings of literally being born in a hut, inside a very small village in Ethiopia, Africa, Samuelsson’s life trajectory has been on an upward trend for the majority of his life. After his birth mother died, Samuelsson was […]

World-renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson partners with Ben’s Original™

Ben’s Original™ and award-winning Chef Marcus Samuelsson have teamed up to launch the brand’s “My Original Recipe” chef stories debuting September 10, 2021. Samuellson is the acclaimed chef behind many restaurants worldwide, including Red Rooster Harlem, MARCUS, Montreal, Marcus B&P, Red Rooster Overtown and Marcus Fish + Chop House in the Bahamas. Complementing the brand’s […]

Chef Dwayne Matthews introduces Buttnaked Creole seasoning

Combat veteran and chef Dwayne Matthews describes himself as a man that has worn many hats during his life. After leaving the Army as a 16T (Patriot Launching Station Enhanced Operator), Matthews suffered from undiagnosed PTSD. He struggled to find balance, but he knew that his passion to cook and create in the kitchen was […]

Kanye West camping out at Mercedes-Benz Stadium to finish ‘Donda’

After selling out Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium, receiving an award of recognition for his mother and being honored with his own day, Kanye West has decided on prolonging his trip. To be specific, West is now living in Mercedes Benz Stadium, where he will reportedly finish up his album, Donda, according to TMZ. West has reportedly […]

Chef Alana’s ‘soul chicken’ is a creative update to tasty traditions

Chef Alana is the owner of Klean Plate Catering/Klean Plate Foods LLC. Based in Maryland, she has been in the food industry for 20 plus years. Chef Alana specializes in soul food made with creative and healthy options and recently sat down to share some of her secrets with us. What is something you make […]

Chef Jojo credits her tantalizing flavors to cooking with her grandmother

Chef Jojo is the daughter of the famous St. Louis soul food restaurateur JT Brown. Bringing the original flavors of St. Louis to every home in America is her mission. While the Atlanta-based celebrity chef and entrepreneur has been cooking her way to the top for the past 25 years, she credits her success to […]

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Kelis welcomes a baby girl (photo)

Congrats are in order for Kelis, who is now a mom of three. The “Milkshake” singer, songwriter and chef and her husband Mike Mora have welcomed a baby girl. The couple revealed the big news on social media over the weekend. On Friday, Sept.  11, 2020, Kelis shared a video announcing the news and detailing […]

Chicago chef recognized by Obama Foundation for encouraging healthy eating

Chef Latrice McArthur has a lot to be proud of. Her program, Wellness with Bella, recently was honored for its work with helping school-age children make better decisions about what they eat. Bella Cuisine began in 2010 as an afterschool program to encourage children to make healthy, nutritional options a part of their lives. Serving […]

Chef Jernard Wells transformed business to produce sanitizer during pandemic

Jernard Wells is an executive chef by trade with over 20 years of experience. He owns several restaurants, the most recent being an Asian restaurant, East Wave, in Atlanta. About 10 years ago, he launched a manufacturing company which created a lot of sauces and seasonings that are available in Whole Foods and across the […]

Personal chef Nina Bryant creates healthy, delicious food for the famous

Nina Bryant is a personal chef, nutritionist, and chef instructor. She is the owner of LoveLustFood, a sustainable business where she provides athletes and affluent clients with fresh farm to table meals. The veteran created LoveLustFood to teach people about healthy eating. She is also passionate about helping busy moms, new moms and working women […]

Chef and restaurateur Alexander Smalls mixes music and meals in new cookbook

Alexander Smalls is a world-renowned chef, restaurateur, author and opera singer. He is known for elevating and translating the food of the African diaspora and African American kitchen into modern tastes. He is the visionary of the award-winning restaurant, The Cecil, and its sister restaurant, Minton’s. Smalls spoke with rolling out about his new cookbook, […]

South African chef Lorna Maseko shares her favorite recipes from new cookbook

Lorna Maseko is a South African TV show host, author, and international celebrity chef. Maseko is the host of the South African TV show, “The Hostess.” She has amassed 600K followers on Instagram with her spunky personality and has appeared on “Celebrity Master Chef” as well as “Top Chef South Africa.” We spoke with Masseko […]

Tamra Simmons discusses resolving past heartache, embracing your gifts and more

In the final segment of a three-part exclusive interview with producer Tamra Simmons, she taps into heartache from her past, opens up about embracing her gifts and looks into her future during a reading with “intuitive” coach Felice Cunningham. It’s an emotional episode of “Cook It Out” with rolling out.

Monique Rose discusses new brunch hotspot, The Real Milk & Honey Café

Monique Rose is the restauranteur behind the popular new eatery the Real Milk & Honey Café. Rose has an extensive background in the food and beverage business. The Wisconsin native relocated to Atlanta almost a decade ago where she met her now-fiancee, celebrity Chef Sammy Davis who is best known for his participation in the […]

Chef Amari Shoto finds her sweet spot in entrepreneurship

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Amari Shoto found her love for food at an early age. Baking with her grandmother turned into watching the Food Network for hours on end. From those experiences, she taught herself how to bake and in college, Amari got a degree in hospitality management that would turn her hobby to a […]